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NFL To Let Cardinals Fans Preview Super Bowl XLIX Stadium App

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 21 / 14

The NFL at today’s Seahawks-Cardinals game will allow fans to preview the Super Bowl Stadium App in advance of the Feb. 1 game at Univ. of Phoenix Stadium. The mobile app, which is available for both iOS and Android devices, allows users to access three types of video content – in-game h...

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Report: Barroway's Coyotes Deal "Falling Apart"

The deal giving Philadelphia hedge-fund manager Andrew Barroway majority control of the Coyotes “appears to be falling apart, with Barroway seemingly on the verge of backing out,” according to sources cited by Larry Brooks of the N.Y. POST. Sources said that the team’s current owne ...

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D-Backs Ownership Blocks Trade With Dodgers

FOXSPORTS.com's Ken Rosenthal cited sources as saying that D-Backs ownership “declined to give final approval” to a trade that would have sent C Miguel Montero and prospects to the Dodgers for CF Andre Either and C Tim Federowicz. Montero is “said to be a favorite” of Managin ...

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Solider Field No-Shows Could Prompt Change

The Cowboys defeated the Bears 41-28 on Thursday night with "6,293 no-shows" at Soldier Field, and with the Bears sitting at 5-8 (2-4 at home), the number of fans at the team's remaining home games "is important because if nothing else, the McCaskey ownership is sensitive to how disgusted the Bears' ...

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Does 76ers Rebuild Compromise Integrity?

The 76ers, who have been to more NBA Finals than any team outside of the Lakers and Celtics, have "become a test case for what happens when the cold, hard calculations of the business world are applied to the emotionally charged landscape of professional sports," according to a front-page piece by D ...

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MLS Cup For Revolution Could Help Team In All Facets

The Revolution will attempt to win the franchise's first MLS Cup on Sunday against the Galaxy at StubHub Center, and if the club does "savor the taste of their first championship," F Charlie Davies believes that it would "lead to a number of tangible benefits for a club that has largely flown u ...

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Is Jeter Mulling Investing in Marlins?

ESPN.com's Buster Olney reported former MLBer Derek Jeter toured Marlins Park this week. Jeter has "never made a secret of his desire to buy into a team someday, and perhaps he's looking into the possibility of owning a share." Furthermore, Marlins Owner Jeffrey Loria has "always been enamored" with ...

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Rams' Cook Defends "Hands Up" Gesture

Rams TE Jared Cook, one of five players on the team to enter the field for Sunday's game with their arms raised in the "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" gesture , yesterday said he believes their message "got mixed up a little bit," according to Nancy Armour of USA TODAY. Cook said, "It's not just about Ferg ...

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Ravens Defend Role In Rice News Conference

The Ravens yesterday issued a statement "defending their role in Ray Rice’s May 23 news conference and maintaining they did not suggest Rice’s wife, Janay, apologize for her involvement in the couples’ domestic violence incident," according to Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore SUN. The ...

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Phillies Deny President Montgomery Is Out

The Phillies yesterday "denied a report" that team President & CEO David Montgomery, who is currently on medical leave, "will not return" to his position, according to Matt Gelb of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. In a statement that "came more than eight hours after" an initial report by CBS Sports R ...

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Kraft Sparks Revolution's Run To MLS Title Game

Robert Kraft's ownership of the Revolution has “occasionally generated criticism from frustrated fans, with some insisting his focus is too squarely trained upon the gridiron, with the soccer franchise cast as the forgotten stepchild,” according to Martin Rogers of USA TODAY. But with th ...

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